Dr. Amit Sachan

Leading Machine Learning at Hotstar

Bengaluru Area, India


5000 /30mins

Short Biography

Top rated PhD graduate from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (top Asian University, QS Ranking 2018) with experience in research organizations in India and abroad. Overall, 10+ years (including work done during PhD) of experience in different dimensions of data mining, machine learning, text mining and data analytics. Applied these techniques in different domains such as advertising, security, web fraud detection, credit card fraud detection, digital rights violation detection, question answering system, job and matrimonial recommendations. The work in these fields have been published in top-notch conferences and journals. I have used regression, classification (SVM, Logistic regression, Naive Bayes, bagging, boosting), clustering, data mining (frequent pattern mining, sequential pattern mining) and natural language processing in my works. Also, proficient with handling big data and tools such as Apache Spark.


Machine Learning Lead, Hotstar

Aug 2016 to Present

Building Machine Learning capabilities at Hotstar. Hiring for scientists/engineers for AdTech, Recommendation systems, and multimedia analytics areas. Come join us to solve unique problems at scale.

Principal Data Scientist, InfoEdge India Ltd

Jun 2014 to Aug 2016

Recommendation system, NLP and machine learning

Lead Engineer, Samsung India Pvt Ltd

Feb 2013 to May 2014

Natural language processing, Machine learning

Scientist I, Institute for Infocomm Research

Aug 2011 to Feb 2013

ML, Information extraction, research

PhD scholar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Jul 2007 to Jun 2011

Machine learning, data mining, research


Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

Jul 2007 to Jun 2011


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